WoeUSB Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to WoeUSB for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is balenaEtcher, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to WoeUSB and seven of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to WoeUSB are Ventoy (Free, Open Source), MultiBootUSB (Free, Open Source), MultiSystem (Freemium) and Deepin Boot Maker (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 27, 2021

    1. balenaEtcher is a free and open-source image burner with support for Windows, macOS and GNU/Linux. It makes USB and SD card image burning as simple and fast as possible.
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      balenaEtcher vs WoeUSB opinions
      This alternative is disputed. balenaEtcher is still a legitimate alternative to WoeUSB, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      balenaEtcher does not create bootable Windows Install USBs
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      Doesn't make bootable windows usbs
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

    2. Ventoy is an open source tool to create bootable USB drive for ISO files. With ventoy, you don't need to format the disk again and again, you just need to copy the iso file to the USB drive and boot it.

    3. MultiBootUSB is a software to create multi boot live Linux on a removable media i.e USB disk. It is similar to UNetbootin but many distros can be installed, provided you have enough space on the disk.


      The project seems no longer developed and the official website is no longer available. Last version, 9.2.0, released in April 2018, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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    4. Multisystem is an awesome tool created by LiveUSB.info, that works similar to our Windows based MultiBootISOs USB creator, but was created for use within Linux.
    5. Deepin Boot Maker is a boot maker developed by Deepin Technology Team. It is simple in interface and easy to operate. It helps users to easily make deepin boot disk.

    6. Linux Mint's pre-installed live USB iso image writer.
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    7. (Straight up rufus for Linux users ) The mkusb tool was developed to make it simpler and safer to create boot drives with the method to flash or clone an iso image or a compressed image file. It is using dd under the hood.
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